Adjunct Professor, City Planning and Urban Affairs
BCP Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
MCP University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
PhD University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
The question at the core of Dr. Sungu’s work is: what factors influence the economic, social, and environmental sustainability of cities? In searching for answers, she has worked with academics, practitioners, civic leaders, community organizers, and policy analysts.
Her publications range from innovation-oriented economic development to brownfields redevelopment and from community land trusts to inter-organizational collaboration in disaster management.
She was a visiting scholar at the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University. She also worked as a research associate at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in Cambridge, MA. She teaches UA 702 Urban Analytical Methods.